Indian Red Cross Society, Jonai district branch with the help of Jonai sub-divisional administration and Gramya Unnayan Manch organized a free medical camp at flood ravaged Tari Maj gaon (Berachapori) of Assam’s Dhemaji district on Wednesday.
The Red Cross society has organized health camp coinciding World Red Cross Day.
The day-long ‘Free Health Camp’ was conducted by medical personnel from Jonai Block PHC led by its in-charge Dr Kishore Kr Kaman, who treated more than 150 patients of different categories/ailments with medicines free of cost.
Attending the day-long programme, Jonai assistant commissioner (AC) Gayatri Patir appraised the local villagers about the prestigious organization globally operating purely for humanity based on the seven fundamental principles.
Introducing the founding father of Red Cross Society Sir Jean Henry Dunant, Patir also gave a brief history of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) and how it came into being.
She asked the local villagers to keep closer relation with the administration and to deal with the flood and other natural disasters in the area. She also urged them to accept the NGOs working in their area to ease their sufferings during natural disasters.
Inaugurating the day-long health camp, Dr Kaman said Berachapori was a vulnerable pocket of the sub-division, wherein the medical department conducts camp time to time to give respite of the flood affected people. Lauding the efforts of Red Cross volunteers in the sub-division, he suggested them to put more emphasis on precautionary measures and rescue operations.
The medical team comprised Dr Mausumi Madhumita Agarwalla, Dr Bijita Chutiya, Dr Afrazul Alom, Pharmacists Saurav Ahmed and other para-medical staffs.
Among others, Jonai Branch Red Cross Society’s chairman Mani Kt Doley, Vice-Chairman Prafulla Kaman, assistant secretary Naba Kr Deori and other dignitaries spoke on the occasion.